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Magazine Art: Health and Medicine

Health and medicine ads have supported numberless magazines over the years. Some publishers refused patent medicine ads, and some got rich on them. Ditto for equipment, which can range from something as straightforward as crutches to something as questionable and as "Violet Rays". Techniques can be as simple as yoga and as complex as sequestration in a private hospital.

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Beautiful woman at her dressing table, with a maid stolen from Coles Phillips handing her the product. It makes her feel good, so good she's going out decollété tonight. In the privacy of your own boudoir soothing electric massage brings back the roses of youth into your cheeks, keeps your hair and scalp in fine, healthy condition and develops your figure into one of graceful lines and girlish contour. ...for fatigue, nervous headaches, insomnia. Ask the folks at Good Vibrations. From the...
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There is so much wrong with this ad that it's hard to know where to start! Gone Mad from Whiskey, the drunkard punches out his long-suffering wife. But now she has a hope: a tasteless and odorless chemical that can be put in his tea, coffee, or food. The drunkard is reclaimed even against his will and without his knowledge. Boy, will he be surprised. Published in the September 15, 1907 issue of NEW IDEAS. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for La Parle Obesity Soap, absolutely guaranteed to reduce fat without dieting or gymnastics. What on earth do you suppose the Norwood Chemical Company put in the soap? Published in the July, 1903 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
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Ad for Colgate Violet Talc and Colgate Dental Powder, featuring cute Dutch children by Maxfield Parrish. Artist: Maxfield Parrish Source: Renita Ivey Restoration by: Renita Ivey
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Ad for the Monarch Vibrator, placed here instead of Quack Equipment because of the restrained use of medical claims in the ad. Published in the December, 1915 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Trados Nose Shaper, from the March, 1916 issue of AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE. Comment is unnecessary.
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Slip some of Dr. J. W. Haines' Golden Specific into your husband's tea, coffee, or food, and you can reclaim your drunkard against his will and without his knowledge. Published in the May, 1911 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL.
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Ad for Lionel Strongfort's physical culture training camp, Castle Strongfort, from the May, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. What does not kill me.
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Ad for the Violet Ray, from Renulife, published in the July, 1920 issue of EVERYDAY ENGINEERING. Looks a lot like the device the tot is scaring the cat with on the cover of this 1922 issue of PRACTICAL ELECTRICS.
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Aurum Medical Company advertises some sort of cream or drug that guarantees "Women Made Beautiful". See this AMA comment from 1913. From the May, 1899 issue of METROPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Listerine, as a topical for your dandruff; it cleans your breath, and it cleans your scalp. Published in the April, 1926 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING.
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Ad for the White Cross Electric Vibrator, from the July, 1912 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA. A complete kit, it will surely cure you of boredom, if not all of the other ills identified in the ad. "Rich, red blood leaping and coursing through your veins," indeed. The people at Good Vibrations would be proud.
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Ad for The Body Beautiful by Australian swimmer and model Annette Kellermann, as published in the April, 1911 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION.
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OK, it's not too certain what this ad for Dr. Rhodes' Astringent Hair Lotion is telling us. The text says it will cure dandruff, itching and sore scalps, and baldness. The pictures, on the other hand, seem to show that it will change you from a beautiful woman to a bearded man, and as a man you will lose your hair in three years. (Beard's still OK, though.) We're still trying to parse "Write FREE TRIAL very interesting book on for scalp diseases, symptom blank for FREE ADVICE and full...
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Ad for Dioxygen, a preparation of Hydrogen Peroxide from the Oakland Chemical Company. Part of modern medical practice, it is rarely now referred to as "The Babbling Cleanser". The "Caution" statement refers mostly to making sure you're getting the real thing, not some bulk-loaded vat of H2O2 from Chemical Jim down the street. "Powerful but Harmless" and the Lion will have thought bubbles with the Lamb. Published in 1908 in an unknown magazine. Source: Mariangela...
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Whoever did these ads was clearly having fun. A medieval procession touts the benefits. Published in the January, 1891 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Restorative Wine of Coca, from the June, 1888 issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. One guess as to what the operative component of this medicine was. "...all the medicinal virtues without any of the deleterious principles of the leaves. There are many Wines of Coca. ...in less than two years has abolished the use of several Wines of Coca, and greatly lessened the sales of others which had previously almost monopolized the market." Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Example of the text-only advertisement. Published in the September, 1891 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Starkly demonstrative art for Doctor Boies' Specific, as published in the February, 1899 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Kola Plant, aka Kola Nut, a source of caffeine and maybe some other stuff. Wonder if it contains pseudoephedrine? Published in the July, 1903 issue of the MODERN PRISCILLA.
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From the Novelty Plaster Works, of Lowell, Massachusetts, Not sure I'd trust these guys. Cut of a bearded man says "Taken 1864," which probably means the photo was taken that year, rather than that that was the year of his death. Don't be fooled by unscrupulous druggists! Published in the February, 1895 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Color ad from the Renulife Electric Company, of Detroit, Michigan. Sugar-coated electricity, health from your light socket. Wow. Published in the February, 1921 issue of SCIENCE AND INVENTION. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Kolafra Blocks, theoretically a caffeine pill based on the Kola nut. It's a candy, and it's a performance drug! Helps you ride your bicycle, a big thing back in 1896. Published in the November, 1896 issue of the DELINEATOR.
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Susanna Cocroft wants to help women come to a true and actual understand of their bodies and their health. Published in the October, 1905 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Don't put a cold in your pocket! Use Kleenex. Two colors, cold and windy day, Little Lulu using cross-country skis. Published in a 1948 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Marge Source: Anonymous contributor> Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Sal Hapatica, showing beautiful skin rsulting from a saline method of something or other not stated. Ah, yes, it's a laxative; but you have to read the label on the container to be able to tell that from the ad. The artist did a brilliant job of capturing the art deco era of flimsily clad women sitting down with wild things. Notice the effervescent bubbling fizzy streamers coming from her left hand. Published in the February, 1931 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien...
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The little nurse (pictured, in imagined form) for little ills, for your aching feet, cuts, bruises, sunburn, or insect bites. And nervous headache, too. For summer colds, apply to nostrils. Published in the September, 1918 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Ad for Dr. Oren Oneal's guaranteed cure for all eye diseases. The book was free, but the cures cost fifty dollars. Not that they worked. Published in an issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL in the early 1900's.
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The girl doesn't look particularly happy, but at least she's able to sleep. The southern "outside" treatment that mothers like so, combining old-fashioned remedies such as camphor, turpentine, and menthol with the volatile oils, eucalyptus, thyme, cubebs, and ginger in a base of crude petroleum. Absorbed through the skin. Published in the February, 1920 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Sudden Death! Ad for a medicine to prevent that, by using Dr. F. G. Kinsman's Heart Tablets. Published in an unidentified magazine in the 1910's.
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Ad for the Quaker Folding Thermal Bath, a wonderful appliance that will cure any ill you can name. Also winner in the most-ink-coverage design contest. Published in the April, 1901 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION.
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Florida Water, from Murray & Lanman, for the bath or for sport. Clean, refreshing, and so on. Prepared by Lanman and Kemp, so there's some story there. Published in the December 19, 1912 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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The lovely lady is about to be cured of constipation. Ah, but it is the thought of being freed that justifies the glory of the illustration. Published in the October, 1891 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the White Cross Electric Vibrator, as published in the February, 1914 issue of McCALL'S MAGAZINE. Pretty similar to -1913A, but the boxer has managed to turn around and the man with the stomach ache has gone away. Slightly different form factor. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Spring time is tonic time. And you thought all those references to medicinal alcohol were just bad jokes! From the May 2, 1914 issue of JUDGE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Luxuriant hair, washed with this soap. Published in the October, 1892 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Here's a Violet Ray from a different company, the Vi-Rex Electric Co. of Chicago. Health, vitality, and beauty, as illustrated. Published in the August, 1920 issue of SCIENCE AND INVENTION. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
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Wow! You can blow your head off, Tubby -- it's Kleenex. Unexpected mayhem in the women's magazines. No blow too big for Kleenex. Little Lulu. Published in a 1949 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Marge Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
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The secret of beauty, as shown by this soap-selling girl. Published in the August, 1893 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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And you thought home exercise kits were a modern thing. Santa Claus is coming / the most sensible Christmas present. Makes sluggish blood active, as this Edwardian couple and their child demonstrate enthusiastically, pulling on the weighted ropes. Published in an unidentified magazine in 1905. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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From 1914, until banned from the mails in 1942, this Procrustean back-stretcher promised health and height. From the January 24, 1920 issue of JUDGE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Ad for the Davidson Health Nipple, needed by all babies, from the November, 1896 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Happy seaside scene with the kids lathering on the skin cream. No UV protection, probably. From the August, 1916 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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An extremely dense ad for an Doctor Edison's Obesity Pills, proved functional by the success of the former chef of the White House, his story. From the November, 1896 issue of the DELINEATOR.
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Listerine, potion of many uses. From the November, 1915 issue of DELINEATOR. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Get the facts about the marvels of vibration! Or Galvanic and Faradic forces, equally helpful in relieving pain etc. Massage, relieve pain, get happy. Published in the September, 1913 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
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Over the top in both artistic and curative senses. Published in the September, 1890 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Woodbury's Preparations, placed here rather than in Toiletries because of their presumed medical intention. I'd be careful of a product that covered my face with ads. From the May, 1899 issue of METROPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Interesting use of angles and rectangles, comic-strip word balloons and repetition of the same person's face. And Radio! Published in the April 15, 1939 issue of LIBERTY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Stop your tobacco habit. Probably a quack product, though. From the December 26, 1914 issue of JUDGE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Ad for the Natural Body Brace, aimed particularly at women and advertised in the August, 1899 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Dr. W. O. Coffee's books on Eye and Ear Diseases, published in the November, 1905 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Be sure to read every word, if you can.
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Ad for A-Corn Salve, from the March, 1916 issue of AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE. Careful with that razor!
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You can still buy Dent's Toothache Gum, recommended by users of traditional medicines for those times you can't get to the dentist. Was there ever someone named Dent? Or was it just a bit of onomatopoeia for dentistry? Published in a 1906 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Drink Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and you will soon undergo the Joys of Maternity. One of the most famous patent medicines ever concocted, without its alcohol it might never have become famed in song and story. Published in the December, 1896 issue of the DELINEATOR.
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Ad for the Turkish Hair Grower, from the August, 1899 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. "I used it," says a man whose rough cut deserves to be better known. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Now able to speak on the telephone! Published in the February, 1893 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Rugged billboard ad for Beecham's, simple text with large claims. Published in the February, 1898 issue of BLACK CAT Artist: Source: Scrimbab Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Botot's Complexion Wafers, which definitely do not contain lead, bismuth, or arsenic. Wonder what they do contain? Published in the August, 1899 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Nujol for constipation, for your baby with impaired digestion, a puny body, and a weakened resistance to disease. A gift via the baby's mother, from Standard Oil. The illustration looks like it could have been done by a famous gallery artist of the period, and not just some art guy in the Standard Oil shop; take a closer look. From the January 12, 1918 issue of EVERY WEEK. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Ad for the Rheumatism etc. curative St. Jacob's Oil, as published in the September, 1892 issue of THE MAYFLOWER. Where did they find that drawing?! Where did they find that display type, somebody's woodyard? Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for Beecham's Pills, certified to cure you of everything, and here's a picture of a happy friar to convince you it's true. Published in the October 29, 1891 issue of THE INDEPENDENT. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Don't say Kleenex if you only mean "tissue"! Soft, good for the face, pop up one at a time, good for the dripping nose, and has no lumps or weak spots. This family drama in storyboard form shows you. Published in the September, 1947 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
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The Dionne quintuplets! Use Musterole! Ever since they were babies! And even now, now that they're syndicated by King Features! Good enough for you. Published in the December, 1946 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
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Here comes the drug salesman to solve your problems, whatever it is that charcoal tablets are good for. Published in the November, 1892 issue of NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Free advice on Catarrh, given by Catarrh Specialist Sproule. He's wearing an academic mortarboard, so he must be right. Cough, tickle, sore throat, sneezing, dull feeling in your head? Ask this former British naval surgeon, graduate in medicine and surgery from Dublin University. Ad published in the November, 1900 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL.
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Don't give your babies dangerous drugs; put a teething necklace on them and your child will stay healthy during this difficult period. Advertised in the March, 1900 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION.
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What had been the Sheldon Appliance from Philo Burt is now just the Philo Burt Appliance. Still stretches out those backs. From the March, 1917 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
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Ad for the Sheldon Appliance Spine Straightener, but not explicitly by that name, from the March, 1916 issue of AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE.
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The ad is for relief from whooping cough, but the product works against all kinds of coughs, including colds etc. And don't forget that whooping cough is back! Yes, thanks to a British doctor who wrote fake papers for money, and a willful ninny on TV who hates being vaccinated, whooping cough is back! As are measles, mumps, and many other proofs of the gullibility of the American public. Vapo-Cresolene, on the other hand, may work. I hope we don't have to find out. Published in a 1946 issue of...
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If just getting advice didn't do the trick, how about some free drugs? And here's a picture of a nose, in case you were wondering what this was all about. Published in the September 15, 1907 issue of issue of NEW IDEAS. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Still around, as a protein compound, good old Sanatogen would have saved this guy a lot of trouble if he taken the kindly old doctor's advice. You can just see the haunted look in the patient's eyes. From the June, 1915 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Hey, Skinny, this'll fix you up. It may sound like the ruler of Akkad, but it's just a tiny pill that you eat with your food. "Sargol either will or will not increase your weight; and the only way you can ever know is to try it." The picture of health, shown playing tennis, heavier now. What was this stuff? Ooops, maybe not good. Published in the October, 1915 issue of ILLUSTRATED WORLD. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Violet Ray, at this point validating itself by showing you pictures of men in uniform. They're looking at someone violet-raying himself, and no one knows what they're thinking; but there they are. Published in the May, 1919 issue of ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTER.
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For all cold troubles, mothers' confidence. Camphor, turpentine, and menthol, vaporizes for medicated vapors inhaled. Published in the December, 1919 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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